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Who’s in Your Friendship Network?

By Michael Eatman Years ago, a colleague of mine stepped into my office and said to me “Michael, I’m a redneck and I have...
Photography for The Pike School viewbook, web site and publications.

The Letter I Would Write to My Younger Self

By Muddy Waters As originally published in The Huffington Post If only we could write letters (or send emails) from our present self to...
Photography for Pike School viewbook and publications.

The Pike School: A For-Profit Business?

By Rod T. Boyer In an earlier blog post, I discussed the impact of the Annual Fund and what we as a community would have...
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21st Century Literacy at The Pike School

By Aaron Hovel Students Demonstrate Understanding of Their Government When Pike started the iPad program in the Upper School, one of the goals was...
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A Green Education

By Tina Morris As part of its 2011 Three Year Plan, the Sustainability Committee launched an Environmental Literacy strand from pre-K to 9th grade....
Photography for The Pike School viewbook, web site and publications.

Elementary school: More than a box of crayons

By Angela Brown When you reflect on your earliest memories of school, what comes to mind? Finger paint? Your first lunch box? The alphabet...
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Art and Family at Pike

By Emily Sandagata I have taught art in a variety of different schools, community art centers, and summer programs, and while many had strong...
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Diversity and Inclusion: Alive and Thriving in Lower School

By Jenn Elkin Every day at Pike we teach, practice and learn about being respectful, building community, and communicating caringly. The celebration of Martin...
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How Do You Create a Safe and Kind School?

By Bo Baird  By working at it each and every day. It begins the first week of school when students lay out their hopes...
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Students Thinking and Engaging in Metascience…. you know…. STEM

By Rob Smith As I was reading an article from Educational Leadership about “STEM For All,” it all started to come together for me;...